Direct discharge of cyanide

Dear Editor, THIS statement is made in response to the Gold Ridge Mining Ltd public statements made by the company’s CEO as reported in your papers in March 2022 editions regarding approvals surrounding GRML’s Direct Discharge of Cyanide containing mine waste into the surrounding environment. The chairman of Kolobisi Tailing Dams Association (KTDA) and Matapono…

US and Security Pact

DEAR EDITOR, First, I wish to say the freedom we have as a democratic country comes with sacrifices made by us Solomon Islanders and USA and allies during WWII. Secondly, though not mentioned but still a concern given the speed and secrecy about the security agreement, USA and its allies including us Solomon Islanders are…

Sogavare and China

DEAR EDITOR, Manasseh Sogavare now known as the Idi Amin of the South Pacific has put Solomon Islanders in great peril. China will come in with machine guns where Australia came with respect. The United States has now pivoted to the Pacific and Nuclear war is now more likely to be done in strategic locations…

ENOUGH

Nothing is new about you For the last 3 times, the same Nothing is new about your lies For your selfishness is obvious This place is not your privacy For in this is the home of many races For freedom and wisdom goes hand in hand For your assumption is foolishness We think that getting older…